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Two Vases Sculpture

Jeddah is called the City of Art for good reason. There are more displays of public art here than perhaps any other city in the world. I have published many photos of the sculptures that dot the landscape of this … Continue reading

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Accidents and Prayers

When I snapped this photo as I was passing by in a vehicle, I didn’t realize what I had captured until I got home and uploaded it onto the computer. The sculpture in this photo is one of the more … Continue reading

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Sunflower Field Fountain Sculpture

Eila Hiltunen (1922-2003) is the female Finnish artist behind this gorgeous sculpture called “Sunflower Fountain,” which is comprised of a very exact non-corrosive grade of stainless steel to resist the harsh effects of the sea and the sun. The base … Continue reading

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Science and Religion – A Closer View

Spanish artist Julio Lafuente created this beautiful and graceful sculpture which sits in the middle of a lagoon separating traffice lanes along Jeddah’s Corniche. It is made of solid marble. Each of the 72 circular spheres is symbolic of the … Continue reading

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Worked Iron Formation Sculptures

I’m featuring two art pieces from Jeddah’s Corniche area which runs along its coastline of the Red Sea. These sculptures are made of open framework steel pieces and are the creation of Egyptian artist Mustafa Senbel. The beautiful image aboe … Continue reading

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The Essence is Gold Sculpture

This sculpture is called The Essence is Gold. It is made of bronze and was created by the artist E. Dest. I wasn’t able to find any further information about the artist or this piece. It occupies a space along … Continue reading

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Banners in the Wind Sculpture

This is another sculpture made by Spanish architect and artist Julio Lafuente. Made from scrap metal harvested from two old water condensers that were the first of its kind to supply fresh water to the City of Jeddah, “Banners in … Continue reading

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